Weekly Earth News Round Up: September 18th
Climate Change Denial; Earth in 250 Years; and Parkour Association Embraces .Earth Domain Name
The topic of planet earth is always top-of-mind in the media. Whether it’s coverage about Earth Day, new environmental legislation, or the latest earth-imaging innovations, there is no shortage of stories to keep on top of – which can be overwhelming. This is why Voices.Earth is providing all of the actionable earth news you need in one place with our Weekly Earth News Round Up.
Trump, Limbaugh, Scott and Pruitt Deny Climate Change, America Pays the Price
This recent USA Today opinion piece takes a scathing look at today’s political leaders who believe that climate change is “fake news.”
Monster Storms Change Coastlines, Not Minds on Climate Change
Back-to-back hurricanes fueled by warm Atlantic waters may have altered the coasts of Texas and Florida, but there’s no indication they are shifting the politics of climate change.
Animated Map of How Earth Will Look in 250 Million Years
Business Insider is offering this animated video Northwestern University’s Dept. of Earth and Planetary Sciences to show how Earth will look in 250 million years.
Google Earth VR App Gets Support for Street View
Google Earth VR just added Street View into the app so that users can easily transition between 3D satellite views and 360 camera captures on the ground level.
Radiohead and Hans Zimmer to Collaborate on ‘Planet Earth: Blue Planet II’ Track
Radiohead and Hans Zimmer, one of the planet’s most successful movie and TV composers, are joining forces to produce an exclusive track for BBC America’s “Planet Earth: Blue Planet II.”
Microsoft, Disney Among Companies Calculating Carbon Footprints
Microsoft , Walt Disney Co. and General Motors are among hundreds of companies calculating how much they spend on carbon emissions to show investors they are concerned about global warming .
Descartes Labs Raises $30 Million Series B for its Brand of Geospatial Analytics
Descartes Labs recently announced a $30 million Series B funding round to support the growth and expansion of it geospatial data analytics platform.
Cool .Earth Site Alert: Parkour.Earth
Please be sure to check out Parkour.Earth, a new a new International Federation for all things Parkour and free running.